Sabrina B., Argentina & Chile-Human Rights and Cultural Memory (Sociology & Global Studies).

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? The classes were fairly similar to those at UCSB. In Argentina, exams were in-class midterms and finals whereas in Chile, exams were take home essays and a final presentation. Since the program is split in two, the rigor of the … More Sabrina B., Argentina & Chile-Human Rights and Cultural Memory (Sociology & Global Studies).

Sienna B. Argentina & Chile: HRCM (Global Studies)

Hello! I participated in the Human Rights and Cultural Memory Program in Buenos Aires and Santiago in the Fall of 2019. I hope you are interested in studying abroad and find my blog helpful! ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took program specific classes … More Sienna B. Argentina & Chile: HRCM (Global Studies)

Jose B., Argentina & Chile – Human Rights & Cultural Memory (Sociology)

1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  Studying human rights in Argentina and Chile was the most important and most intimate academic experience I ever had. Not only because I was a student in a foreign country  but because the Human Rights and Cultural Memory program … More Jose B., Argentina & Chile – Human Rights & Cultural Memory (Sociology)

Jesse E.L., Chile- Pontifical Catholic Univ. of Chile, Global Studies Major and Spanish Minor

Magical Patagonia ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? During my year abroad, I took Education, History, Political Science and Literature classes. These classes were entirely taught in Spanish and because this university is on the semester system, not the quarter system, the flow of … More Jesse E.L., Chile- Pontifical Catholic Univ. of Chile, Global Studies Major and Spanish Minor

Tatum S., Chile- University of Chile (Environmental Studies)

ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took an UD Environmental Studies course (conservacion y biodiversidad), a UD Spanish course (teoria de la novela), a GE course (historia del arte). I tried to ensure that the courses I took would transfer over and count … More Tatum S., Chile- University of Chile (Environmental Studies)

Micaiah A., Chile (Catholic University of Chile) – Biology, Spanish Minor

The Chilean Universities program immersed me completely in the crazy and beautiful culture of South America, keep reading to learn more about it! ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took classes that would qualify for the upper division electives portion of my Spanish … More Micaiah A., Chile (Catholic University of Chile) – Biology, Spanish Minor

Alysha B., Argentina/Chile – Human Rights and Cultural Memory Program (Global Studies)

I had always dreamed of studying abroad in college, but as the date approached I was scared to leave UCSB and everything that I had become familiar with. Forward four months later and I did not want to leave Chile at the end of the program, the friends and experiences that I had, no matter … More Alysha B., Argentina/Chile – Human Rights and Cultural Memory Program (Global Studies)

Micaiah A., Chile- Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (Biology)

The Chilean Universities program immersed me completely in the crazy and beautiful culture of South America, I learned to speak Spanish in a way I never had before and made many local friends I will cherish for the rest of my life. Keep reading to learn more about it! ACADEMICS What types of classes did … More Micaiah A., Chile- Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (Biology)

Melanie M., Argentina/Chile – Human Rights and Cultural Memory (Sociology/History major)

Hello Sociology and History majors!! If you’re thinking about studying abroad – especially if you’re considering Latin America – then you’re in the right place! Afraid you won’t pick a program that offers you the right credits? Get ready to hear about the most AMAZING program that UC Santa Barbara – actually, the WORLD has … More Melanie M., Argentina/Chile – Human Rights and Cultural Memory (Sociology/History major)

Chelsy A., Chile – Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (Biopsychology/Chicano Studies)

ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? During my time abroad I took courses for my Chicano Studies major, the topics included: political science, anthropology and history. The courses I took abroad were extremely interesting. I learned a lot about the relationship among Latin American … More Chelsy A., Chile – Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (Biopsychology/Chicano Studies)